John Gibbons

Male1776–13 March 1840

Brief Life History of John

When John Gibbons was born in 1776, in Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Gibbons, was 33 and his mother, Mary Broom, was 28. He married Frances Atkin on 20 July 1800, in Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 13 March 1840, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

John Gibbons
Frances Atkin
Marriage: 20 July 1800
Ann Gibbons
Benjamin Gibbons
Grace Gibbons
John Gibbons
Thomas Gibbons
Benjamin Gibbons
Thomas Gibbons
Eliza Gibbons
William Gibbons
George Gibbons
Robert Gibbons

Sources (47)

  • John, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Gibbins, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • John Gibbons in entry for George Gibbons and Elizabeth Hickling, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 July 1800Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 25

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 32

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


    Age 39

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): variant of Gibbon , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Irish (Mayo): in Ireland, the name is frequent and has been Gaelicized as Mac Giobúin. It is also found as a variant of Fitzgibbon .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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